A site devoted to African American genealogy,
to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular
and to genealogical research and resources in general.
Bentley Historical Library at The University of Michigan
Archival and manuscript collections pertaining to The University
of Michigan and the state of Michigan as well as considerable
materials of interest to the genealogist.
Burton Historical Collection Detroit Public Library
Genealogical materials in the BHC include federal census
population schedules, family histories, cemetery inscriptions,
church records of baptisms, marriages, and deaths, military
records, hereditary society indexes, heraldry books, immigration
records, probate indexes and records, vital records, obituaries,
and land records.
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
containing very basic facts about servicemen who served on both
sides during the Civil War.
A list of links that point you to genealogical
research sites online. Continually adds and updates links.
Island Immigration Records
Allows you to search by name,
year of arrival, year of birth, town or village of origin, and
ship name for immigrants who entered the U.S. at Ellis Island or
the Port of New York between 1892 and 1924
A genealogy organization operated by The Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. FamilySearch maintains a
collection of records, resources, and services designed to help
people learn more about their family history.
Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual
memorials, add 'virtual flowers' and a note to a loved one's
grave, etc. See the graves of thousands of famous people from
around the world.
Provides a virtual reference library of
genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and
Ireland. It is a non-commercial service, maintained by a
charitable trust and a group of volunteers.
Library and Archives of Canada
To facilitate the
discovery of family histories and roots as a basic part of your
Canadian heritage. To encourage the use of genealogy and the
resources available in libraries and archives as tools for
Lyon Township Public Library
This library is a Family
History Center Affiliate. Local history and Michigan history are
well represented in their materials.
Michigan Family History Network
Genealogy and family
history with free searchable databases of Michigan records.
Includes births, deaths, marriages.New data and updates are on
the right hand side of the screen.
National Archives and Records Administration
you can use the resources at the National Archives to explore
your family's ancestry.
National Genealogy Society
Provides education and
training, and promotes access to and preservation of
Oakland County Historical Resources
searchable digital collection composed of a variety of original
documents, death notices, maps, and photos in various formats
Internet's oldest and largest FREE genealogical community
with searchable databases, surname lists, message boards and
Access Michigan’s digital collections,
a treasure trove of records, photographs, and maps
State Archives of Michigan
Documents dating back to
1792, the Archives of Michigan houses much of Michigan's record
Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land
Management(BLM), General Land Office (GLO) Records Automation
web site provides live access to Federal land conveyance records
for the Public Land States, including image access to more than
five million Federal land title records issued between 1820 and
the present. We also have images related to survey plats and
field notes, dating back to 1810.
Free genealogy and family history online made
possible by the USGenWeb Project volunteers. Search free
genealogy websites for your ancestors.
Ancestry Library Edition - (Only available in the library)
Contains passenger lists from all major U.S. ports,
naturalization records ranging from 1700 to 1900, immigration
records for more than 100 countries.
Provides convenient access to US military records,
including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men
and women who served.
Delivers an essential collection of
genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to
Society for Genealogical Research
Organized in 1936, its
primary objective was to be a non-profit organization for the
preservation and perpetuation of the records of ancestors and
families of the commonwealth, and to be of assistance to the
Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library.
Founded in 1973, it promotes
education both for beginners and more experienced genealogists
through speakers and workshops.
Williams Genealogical Society
The first genealogical
society in the State of Michigan dedicated to the research and
preservation of African-American history.
French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan
French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan is an educational,
historical, cultural, and genealogical non-profit organization,
committed to make people aware of the rich culture and history
of French Canadians in North America.
Genealogical Society of Michigan
The Irish Genealogical
Society of Michigan is a non-denominational organization
focusing on genealogical research in all thirty-two counties of
the Emerald Isle.
Northville Genealogical Society
Organized in 1987,offers
classes, speakers, give individual help and are known for giving
back to the genealogy community.
County Genealogical Society
The objectives of the
Society are to locate, publish, and safeguard public and private
genealogical records and to encourage and instruct in the
science of genealogical research and compilation through
workshops, sharing, and other educational means.
Genealogical Society of Michigan
Promotes and encourages
research in Polish genealogy, as well as the preservation of
historical materials which aid in the documentations of family
County Genealogical Society
Founded in 1976, explores
various methods of tracing ancestry and promotes education both
for beginners and more experienced genealogists through
speakers, workshops, and seminars, addressing topics of
interest. The society also records and publishes material of
interest to genealogists.